May 15, 2020

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get Advice From Women Thought Leaders

ASA will present an exclusive virtual event next week focused on strategies for helping women in staffing flourish in their careers. Get insights from industry veterans Teresa Carroll, Joanie Courtney, and Kelly Irons during the half-day event next Wednesday, May 20. It takes place from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

The agenda includes three interactive sessions and time to network virtually with other women in the industry. Learn more and register at

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Assisting Workers With Disabilities

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Workplace Mental Health During Covid-19—Employer Strategies and the Americans With Disabilities Act.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Learn about new resources from the U.S. Department of Labor on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members, and most qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit

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Help ASA Serve You Better—Share Your Thoughts and You Could Win a Gift Card

How can ASA best meet your needs? There are just two weeks left for you to provide invaluable feedback to the association by answering a few simple questions about your membership experience.

A link to the three-minute survey was sent to staffing professionals at ASA member companies last week. Your participation in this survey is critical in helping ASA learn what is important to you and how well the association is serving you.

The survey closes May 29. In appreciation of your time, when you participate in the survey you will be able to enter a drawing for a chance to win one of five $100 Amazon gift cards.

If you have any questions or did not receive a survey link, contact Tim Hulley at or 703-253-1154.

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Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending May 10.

Atlas HR & Staffing
Chico, CA
Bright Services Inc.
Roanoke, VA
Exclusive Staffing LLC
Fort Worth, TX
Executive Personnel Services Inc. (EPSI)
Washington, DC
Industrial Skilled Trades
Elgin, IL
Moab Sterilization Staffing Inc.
Miami, FL
Northern Virginia Temporaries Inc.
Falls Church, VA
One Path Career Partners
Penfield, NY
Recruit Specialized Staffing
Livonia, MI
SkySource Solutions
Berea, OH

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